Chisel covers that work

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Blog entry by devann posted 02-10-2011 06:19 AM 13115 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is something that I hope y’all can use. Homemade chisel covers that will actually stay on the chisel when carried in a toolbox. So that I can haul chisels to a job in my toolbox tray I make these covers to protect them from damage. I have also found them to be handy when I’m working at a workbench because they’ll keep the chisel from rolling off onto the floor. Chisel safety is also improved.

To make them I use plastic sports drink tops and cut a slot with my coping saw.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#1 posted 02-10-2011 09:45 AM

clever little idea :-)

thank´s for sharing it


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#2 posted 02-10-2011 03:23 PM

Great idea! Just what I’ve been looking for.
I can see it now: “Honey, can you get us a case of Gatorade the next time you are shopping for groceries.” . “OK, but why do want Gatorade, you never drink that?”. “Oh, because I’m a Lumberjock and feel the need to replenish vital electolytes…and please save the caps for me”.

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#3 posted 02-10-2011 07:01 PM

nice idea!

-- Learning one thing at a time

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#4 posted 02-10-2011 07:02 PM

Very clever!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#5 posted 02-10-2011 07:07 PM

Very clever! Thanks.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#6 posted 04-01-2011 11:25 AM

Great idea
I have a couple of knobs in my shop made from plastic soda pop tops

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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#7 posted 04-19-2011 07:23 AM

Very clever, thats thinking out of the box.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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